Sub-Saharan Africa produces approximately 62-million tonnes of waste per year, including plastic waste, according to the World Bank. With Africa's rapid urbanisation and economic growth, environmentalists expect that figure to double by 2025.
Eleni Mourdoukoutas 1 day ago
Wind turbines are, it appears, everywhere. Even if you can't see some on the horizon on your way into work every day, it is hard to miss the continual news coverage of new developments. Clearly, efforts to move away from fossil fuels are - at least in part - working, and from the perspective of combating climate change, this must surely be a good thing.
Jeroen Minderman 8 Nov 2018
South Africa's much mooted seventh refinery is on the way. Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told a press conference at Africa Oil Week that he is "working aggressively to make it [a new refinery] happen" with investment from Saudi Arabia.
Nicci Botha 7 Nov 2018